UW Bioengineering is proud of all our faculty, staff and students, and the many awards they earn for their work in teaching, mentoring and improving lives through bioengineering research and innovations.

Faculty Award Highlights

  • 29 American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Fellows
  • 13 members of the Washington State Academy of Sciences
  • 14 past and current UW CoMotion Presidential Innovation Fellows
  • Six members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
  • Six AAAS Fellows
  • Five National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Student Award Highlights

  • 18 current National Science Foundation Fellows
  • Four Fulbright Student Fellows, one Gates Cambridge Scholar, one Rhodes Scholar, one Luce Scholar, and nine Goldwater Scholars as of 2020
  • 8 Levinson Emerging Scholar awards
  • Multiple awards from NASA Space Grant
  • Multiple awards in business plan competitions from UW Foster School of Business
  • Fellowships from American Heart Association and Washington Research Foundation
  • More Amgen Scholars than any other UW department; 31 since 2007
  • Over 400 Mary Gates Scholarships

Featured Awards and Recognition

  • UW BioE Student Compettitors

Six BioE teams to compete in the 2024 Health Innovation Challenge finals

February 21st, 2024|

Congratulations to the six UW Bioengineering-related teams competing in the 2024 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge (HIC) February 29. The Bioengineering students are part of 22 regional finalist teams facing off in the competition. Five [...]

  • NHLBI Outstanding Investigator

Advancing knowledge of vascular calcification for better human health

February 14th, 2024|

About the NHLBI Outstanding Investigator Award The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Outstanding Investigator Award (OIA) is designed to boost scientific productivity and innovation by offering extended support and increased flexibility to [...]

  • Nancy Allbritton

Nancy Allbritton elected to the National Academy of Engineering

February 7th, 2024|

Nancy Allbritton, dean of the University of Washington College of Engineering and professor of bioengineering, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

UW BioE students receive scholarships and fellowships

January 5th, 2024|

We are proud of our students who have been honored with scholarships or fellowships for the 2023-2024 academic year. Levinson Emerging Scholars Award The Levinson Emerging Scholars Award supports talented and highly [...]

  • A clean organized lab

Kim Woodrow granted the Partners in Safety Award

November 29th, 2023|

Congratulations to Bioengineering Professor Kim Woodrow for receiving the Partners in Safety award from the UW Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) department. The honor recognizes individuals who have made a positive safety impact or [...]

Paul Kinahan and Cross-Organizational Team Awarded ARPA-H Funding

November 20th, 2023|

In an important development for biomedical imaging research, Paul Kinahan, joint professor of Bioengineering and Radiology, and a collaborative team have been awarded funding from the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) through [...]